Saints and sin­ners

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - This Week -

The Way We Were ( CCW, 26 April). Where is An­drew Roberts when you need him? The only rea­son the pro­duc­ers of The Saint went for a Volvo was be­cause Jaguar turned down their re­quest for an E-type, also launched in 1961 – and the P1800 didn’t look like any other car. Ob­vi­ously the P1800 was the bet­ter ma­chine, too.

On a dif­fer­ent sub­ject, in 1976 a mate of mine had a Hill­man Minx. He de­cided to em­i­grate to Spain and asked if I wanted it for £1. I said no, so he left it at the side of the road. Now, if he’d low­ered his ask­ing price to ten bob… Mark Rev­elle, Southill, Beds

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